While the onion mixture is cooking, lightly toast the pine nuts in a small separate skillet. Add the parsley, chicken, and cheese. Breakfast/Brunch, Greek Classics, Main Course, Pites Pies, Thanksgiving. This hearty, savory pie has a shredded chicken filling. It’s always a safe option of cooking something that everyone is going to enjoy. Filo (or phyllo) dough sheets can be found in the freezer section of your grocery store, near the frozen pie crust and puff pastry. Find out more about her and our mission on our About Page. Something that I believe suits it the best. Anyways, what I’ll share with you on this sunny warm day, is a luscious and colorful chicken pie. Remove from the oven and let stand 10-15 minutes before serving with a side salad. I currently leave in Lefkada island though. Stir a few times until you have a thick creamy filling. Print Ingredients For the roasted chicken: 1 whole roasted chicken 1/4 cup olive oil salt and freshly ground black pepper 1/4 cup dried oregano 1 teaspoon cumin powder … Either to your kids and family or to your guests. Mix the olive oil, with the sunflower oil that is for greasing the phyllo, in a small bowl and keep it next to you. To learn more just click here... (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); →10 Greek Recipes To Give A Vegan All The Protein And Energy He/She Needs, →How To Make Grape Molasses (reduced grape must), →How To Tie A Roast (easy tutorial with pictures), →What Is Olive Oil And Everything You’ll Ever Need To Know About It, Pork Souvlaki  (Skewers) With Ladolemono Dresssing, Hey or Yiasou! And out of those, how many do you think don’t fancy to eat chicken pie. Someday when I’m there we can meet for coffee . It won’t make a pie ”to die for” but rather one you would ”lie for”. Thank you! 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As for the other ingredients, no carrots or peas in this recipe. Her experience in the kitchen and in recipe development comes from years working in professional kitchens. Add the onions and garlic and sauté until softened over medium high heat, 3-4 minutes. So if you ever pass by then we can have that coffee! Dust it with plenty of flour on top. Thanks for visiting! Required fields are marked *. And as always you can use ready-made phyllo pastry instead. Layer the remaining 6 filo sheets over the filling, brushing with butter every two layers. Take the first dough piece in your hands and shape it into a ball. This hearty, savory pie has a shredded chicken filling. Stir until the flour is moistened, then return the pan to the heat. Remove from heat and stir in the egg. And when you eat a muddy pastry, it gives you the impression of being uncooked. It wouldn’t be Greek. Sarah is the co-owner of Curious Cuisiniere and the chief researcher and recipe developer for the site. Finish everything off with a brushing of butter. Grease a round 9-inch baking pan, with plenty of the oil mixture. –G. Yield: 12. Here you will find all the Authentic Greek Cuisine Recipes. Set aside the chicken breasts and let them cool down a bit. We loved it! With just a few sheets of phyllo, you’ll have a light flaky top that will give you all the comfort a traditional Chicken Pot Pie gives! Looking for more Greek recipes? Thank You Nannette List Yiasou Fotini, Hi, Nannette, I’ve added measurements in pounds also. Melt 2 Tbsp butter. We do love the combo of the bechamel sauce, feta, and filo pastry. Tuck any overhanging filo dough into the pie to give it a nice smooth top. Without leaving any fragments on your hands though. Let it cool down for about 30 minutes before cutting and serving. Place the dish into the oven and bake for 45-50 minutes, until the center is bubbly and the crust is golden. Place chicken and water in a medium saucepan. Divide the dough into 4 equal parts. A 9-inch round baking pan. In Greece, we make our chicken pie with phyllo pastry, like we do with most pies. I'm Fotini and cooking is my job as well as my passion. I'm Fotini and cooking is my job as well as my passion. Explore recipes inspired by global flavors: British | Caribbean | Chinese | French | German | Greek | Indian | Italian | Japanese | Mexican | Polish| Spanish | Thai | American. If not, dust in a bit more flour or water as needed. My pen just started to dry out… Probably trying to tell me to stop writing eventually. Add 1 c of the chicken boiling liquid (or stock) and mix, heating, until the sauce thickens slightly. « Greek Stuffed Vine Leaves -Dolmadakia (Vegan, Gluten-Free), Old Fashioned Chocolate Cake -Sokolatopita ». You will need roughly 5 cups of cooked shredded chicken and 1 c of chicken broth. All my relatives live in Glyfada, I love Greece ! Hey or Yiasou! https://www.chefspencil.com/recipe/the-best-chicken-pie-in-greece You should have a dough soft and sticky. If you like this dish, sign up for our newsletter for tasty, cultural inspiration in your inbox! As for the pastry, I used homemade phyllo (don’t hate me for choosing the hard way again). Set aside. Something that I believe suits it the best. A Greek chicken pie recipe…, What do you think, is the percentage of people, who don’t like to eat chicken? Cut off any excess phyllo that hangs out of the pan. Add the chicken mixture and fold the overhanging edges in. To make serving the pie easier, we like to pre-cut the pie before baking it, that way you don’t have to massacre your beautiful, flaky filo crust after it has reached crispy perfection. (as we say in Greece). This looks lovely,the filo pastry must make a great topping for the pie. So taking into account my imaginary percentage numbers, chances are that this Chicken Pie is going to make a hit. She has traveled extensively and enjoys bringing the flavors of her travels back to create easy-to-make recipes. Check out the collection below from some of our favorite bloggers! Nothing compares to it. Give it a good stir and pour in the milk. Place it on your working surface. But, what many people don’t know is that this spinach pie is just the tip of the Greek savory pie iceberg. « Capirotada de Agua (Mexican Bread Pudding). 1-inch smaller or bigger is fine as well. Brush the bottom and sides of an 8x8 baking dish or deep-dish pie dish with the melted butter. Glyfada is such a beautiful place. The chicken is mixed with a creamy béchamel sauce and feta cheese, giving the filling a creamy, savory, cheesy flavor that would be out of this world, even if it wasn’t wrapped in a light, flaky, crispy filo crust. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes until the chicken is cooked. And if you learn to make phyllo yourself, I’m sure it will be yours too. Dust the dough with flour on top as well, and start rolling it again. Its filling is very creamy, instead of being runny. Glad you enjoyed it! –Hmm, I’d bet a 20 percent out of all people.